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    Sale 7652

    Exploration and Travel

    25 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 96

    Marc Ferrez (1843-1923), Albert Frisch (c.1840-after 1905), Georges Leuzinger (1813-1892) and others, Photographers

    Brésil

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    Marc Ferrez (1843-1923), Albert Frisch (c.1840-after 1905), Georges Leuzinger (1813-1892) and others, Photographers
    Brésil
    an album containing 44 photographs, mounted on card leaves, including 6 views of Rio by Ferrez mounted on the photographer's original supports, several with photographer's credits in the plate, thirteen titled or inscribed on the mounts
    albumen prints
    7 x 9¼in. (17.8 x 23.5cm.) and smaller
    the panorama of Rio 4½ x 14½in. (11.4 x 36.8cm.)
    oblong 2°, contemporary red pebble-grained cloth, covers with ornate border in blind, upper cover lettered in gilt 'BRESIL' (sometime rebacked, recent white glazed endpapers, edges to cover reinforced, head and tail of spine repaired)


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    The album includes fine views of Rio de Janeiro and Bahia by Ferrez, Leuzinger and others, as well as views of the Leopoldina colony, plantation landscapes and the slave workforce.

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